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1 year 8 months ago

Flu tents popping up outside of ERs

This is how bad this flu season has gotten; some hospitals -- like Lehigh Valley Hospital near Allentown, Pennsylvania -- are finding ways to separate their flu patients from others. They've set up triage tents outside. Some hospitals in Denver have separated patients not necessarily with tents. Denver...

1 year 10 months ago

In unusual CIA case, FBI detoured from usual path

WASHINGTON (AP) - The way the FBI responded to Jill Kelley's complaint about receiving harassing emails that ultimately unraveled or scarred the careers of ex-CIA Director David Petraeus and Marine Gen. John Allen is the exception, not the rule. The FBI commonly declines to pursue cyberstalking cases without compelling evidence...

1 year 11 months ago

Obama-Romney race is focused on 7 states

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - With the Republican convention beginning tomorrow and the Democrats kicking off a week later, President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney are still looking to lock up states that could get them to the 270 electoral votes needed to win in November. An Associated Press analysis of...

2 years 2 months ago

Widow revives 20-year-old murder case

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - A Texas woman's push to reopen the probe into the 1991 slaying of her husband has resulted in charges against a Kentucky death row inmate and an Oklahoma prisoner serving life for other crimes. A grand jury in New Mexico handed up indictments of 55-year-old Michael...

2 years 6 months ago

Government not keeping up with information requests

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration isn't keeping pace with the increasing number of people asking for copies of government documents, emails, photographs and more under the U.S. Freedom of Information Act. That's according to an Associated Press analysis of the latest federal data. Federal agencies did better last year...

4 years 3 months ago

US military deaths in Afghanistan hit 1,000

The U.S. military has suffered its 1,000th death of the Afghan war Friday. That's according to an Associated Press count. NATO reported that an American service member was killed by a roadside bomb in southern Afghanistan. The Associated Press bases its tally on Defense Department reports of deaths suffered...

4 years 4 months ago

Pound puppy or pedigree pooch?

A new poll finds that more than half of those asked plan to get their next pet from a shelter, while just 8 percent would opt for the pet store. And more than four in 10 in the Associated Press-Petside.com poll say they believe store pets could have hidden medical...

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